In a few short weeks, I will be attending the Tennessee State SHRM Conference in Sevierville, Tennessee (just outside Knoxville). This year you can catch me reporting on the action as part of the social media team and participating in some panel discussions about HR and social … [Read more...] about #TNSHRM14 Is On!
HR doesn't get any respect. Who's to say that HR deserves respect? Who even knows what "respect for HR" looks like? Is it the company where HR sits down at the big kids table? The company where HR is consulted on every matter related to people? I don't know but I do know that … [Read more...] about HR Gets No Respect
You can tell from the above that the Louisiana State Conference was what every conference should be: enlightening and fun. I came away from the Louisiana State Conference with a refreshed perspective on HR and our role in the organization. Rather than give you a traditional … [Read more...] about #LASHRM14 Wrap Up
I'm writing over at PIC today talking about HR's favorite piece of furniture. Here is a quick snippet for your reading enjoyment: "Our processes and procedures grow out of great intentions: by centralizing and standardizing we reduce risk. Less risk means less lawsuits and isn’t … [Read more...] about What Happens After We Get A Seat At The Table?
Greetings from snow covered Richmond, Virginia. Yes that’s right; it snowed here for the second time in as many weeks. I have to tell you I am NOT happy about this. Mr. Remix convinced me to move here based on the fact that “it never snows in the south!” Hmpf. I’m going … [Read more...] about Carnival of HR – Polar Vortex Edition